School: Leithead

Location:
Lehid, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Diarmuid Ó Súilleabháin

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0464, Page 121

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was always quiet, and used never be crying. One day the youngest child was about seven years old, her mother came in to the house, and asked the eldest girl, did she know her, and she said that "you are my mother". She asked her mother where were you with the past seven years. The mother said that she was in Purgatory all that time, and to-morrow that she was going to Heaven. She asked the girl where was her father and the girl said, "that he should take better care of ye", and that herself was taking care of them all that time.

My mother that told me this story.
Eileen Sullivan

Collector
Eileen Sullivan
Gender
female
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Language
English

Story about May Sullivan and her Father

Long ago a man named Con Sullivan lived in an island in the Kenmare River. He was married to a loevly girl named Mary Crowley. They had four

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